Walter Peraza Padilla, National University of Costa Rica,

Proximus stubby-root nematode

Trichodorus obtusus

Proximus stubby-root nematode (Trichodorus obtusus) is a nematode pest.

"Stubby-root" nematodes can cause a stunted or "stubby" appearing root system. Trichodorus obtusus is one of the most damaging nematodes on turfgrasses, but also may cause damage to other crops.

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